Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.

-- John Burroughs, Studies in Nature and Literature

We are constantly looking for dynamic and highly motivated students and staff to join our group. For PhD students, admission to the NTU Graduate Program (degree by research) is required. Please consult the NTU Graduate Studies Office for more information. Details on graduate programs at the School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, including admission information and deadlines, can be found here.

Open Positions

PhD Studentships

Research Areas
  • Optical and photocurrent spectroscopy
  • Ultrafast spectroscopy
  • New materials for plasmonics and nanophotonics
  • Organic semiconductors and hybrid systems for photovoltaics
  • Semiconductor nanowires
Start Time

Enrollment is possible only in the following periods:

January intake (deadline for application: end of previous July)
August inteake (deadline for application: end of previous January)

Scholarship S$2000/month before Qualifying Examination, S$2500/month thereafter
Joint Research Programmes

Joint research projects with collaborators at the Centre for Nano Science and Technology (CNSTI, Italian Institute of Technology - IIT) are available within the framework of the NTU-IIT Memorandum of Understanding on Research Collaboration. More info here, here and here!

Joint research projects with the University of Genoa (UNIGE) are available within the framework of the NTU-UNIGE Memorandum of Understanding on Research Collaboration. More info here.

Joit research projects with collaborators at the University of Southampton are available within the framework of the joint NTU-Southampton Ph>D. Program. More info here.

Students working on such projects will be entitled to spend significant research time in Italy or the UK after their Qualifying Examination.

Candidates interested in joining this laboratory should contact Cesare Soci at csoci @ ntu.edu.sg. Apologies if we will not be able to reply to all emails due to the large volume of requests.